Author Archives: Fi Douglas

About Fi Douglas

Cambridge medical student taking a year out to be a whinging pom in Auckland. Currently researching patient attitudes to osteoporosis, though has some previous pipetting experience...

Informed consent?

The term “informed consent” implies that patients need to be aware of any possible benefits, risks and complications before agreeing to commence with a treatment. Most patients don’t have a medical or scientific background, so it is not practical for … Continue reading

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